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Jan 3, 2013 3:00am PST
eric cantor walked away from the earthquake victims in his own district. a couple of years ago. refusing more money for fema for the earthquake victims. in his own congressional -- >> cold-blooded. >> bill: totally cold-blooded. fran in springfield missouri. good morning. >> caller: good morning. new york and new jersey are blue states. republicans are not going to out of their way for that. >> bill: good point. governor christie made that point yesterday. new york and jersey, we've been there on the front lines helping people in other parts of the country, right, like in the tornado belt and others where they needed help. now it is our turn? what do we get? >> there are more food stamps in the red states than the blue states. >> bill: it's interesting. they are blue states but there are a lot of republicans in those states, right? look at governor christie. so this idea that the politics would be behind it, i think you're right fran. unbelievable. you would think that in time of disaster, you don't ask people's party affiliation. i'm sure that's part of the thinking of the tea
Jan 2, 2013 3:00am PST
their mind at the last minute. eric cantor did. stan hoyer among others not happy. >> i am deeply disappointed mr. speaker, and the people who have been damaged by hurricane sandy, including governor chris christie and governor cuomo, should be deeply disappointed and yes, angry, that this congress would adjourn without addressing the pain of our fellow citizens. >> bill: it is outrageous -- i have not been there personally but seen so much video of the horrific destruction in parts of new york and new jersey -- >> that is still there, yeah. >> bill: yeah, people still suffering, and the congress just basically saying, we don't care about this. >> yeah, it's just the house, right? because the senate had actually done some stuff, and had planned to come back one more day and deal with what the house passed and in the midst of all of this stuff at the last minute they just pulled it off of the agenda. and it was a bipartisan anger at the house leadership last night when that happened. >> bill: eleanor holmes norton representing the district of columbia will be joining us in studio a
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